ILO in the media

2012

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    ILO Forced Labour Figures "Alarming"

    01 June 2012

    The CNN Freedom Project reports on alarming new figures released by the ILO on victims of forced labour around the world. Beate Andrees, head of the ILO's Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour discusses difficulty in estimating the extent of the problem and how the ILO determined its new numbers with CNN anchor Kristi Lu Stout.

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    ILO warns of youth unemployment 'crisis' and EU is among worst hit - BBC World Business Report

    23 May 2012

    Almost 13% of young people worldwide are out of work, and their situation is unlikely to improve for four years, the report "Global Employment Trends for Youth 2012" by the International Labour Organization (ILO) says. It warns of a "crisis" with more than six million people so disillusioned they have given up looking for work.

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    BBC World TV News on the alarming level of global unemployment

    30 April 2012

    BBC News reports on the alarming global unemployment picture affecting young European workers. ILO's Raymond Torres says growth and employment strategies have helped other countries cope during the economic crisis.

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    BBC World Business Report talks to Raymond Torres about austerity

    30 April 2012

    Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO's International Institute for Labour Studies, warns of the harmful effects of austerity measures on an already alarming employment crisis.

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    Al Jazeera gives us the "Inside Story" on Unemployment in the Age of Austerity

    30 April 2012

    Al Jazeera focuses its "Inside Story" on the alarming situation of the global jobs market. Joining their panel of experts, ILO's Raymond Torres said that the jobs situation has been aggravated by the turn in policy towards austerity measures".

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    CNN's "Quest Means Business" interviews Raymond Torres on the adverse effects of austerity on the job market

    30 April 2012

    ILO's Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO's Institute for International Labour Studies, told CNN's Richard Quest that austerity measures and reductions of public deficit must be accompanied by a growth strategy and an emphasis on job promotion. He also warned of the growing risk of social unrest.

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    CNBC Europe interviews ILO's Raymond Torres on the World of Work Report 2012

    30 April 2012

    In an interview with CNBC Europe's Worldwide Exchange, the ILO's Raymond Torres, Director of the International Institute for Labour Studies, warned that "aggressive reductions in public deficits may be counterproductive" and stressed the importance of a growth and employment strategy which at the moment is completely missing.

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    CNN World Business Today interviews ILO's José Manuel Salazar on Youth Job Crisis

    20 April 2012

    José Manuel Salazar, Executive Director of the ILO's Employment Sector, in a live interview with CNN's World Business Today, discussed the crisis of youth unemployment and explained what steps should be taken by governments to avoid the risk of a lost generation of workers.

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    An in-depth interview with ILO Director-General Juan Somavia on China's CCTV

    04 February 2012

    China's CCTV News dedicated its show Biz Talk to an interview with the ILO Director-General, Juan Somavia. He discussed the role of the ILO in helping to promote decent work and address issues such as youth unemployment and strike action through social dialogue.

  10. ILO in the media

    BBC World Business Report looks at the global imbalance between rich and poor with Juan Somavia

    30 January 2012

    Interviewed live from Davos, the ILO's Director-General told BBC's World Business Report that he hoped Eurozone leaders would put more emphasis on jobs and consider the social implications of policies that only look at fiscal consolidation by reducing debt on the one side but increase the social debt on the other.